Harvard University has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Justice Department in its investigation of alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants, reports the New York Times.
The confidential documents contain both applicant and student records. The university agreed to turn them over if the DOJ reviewed them only at the offices of … Read more
The Department of Justice is upping its pressure on Harvard in its investigation of discrimination against Asian Americans at the elite university.
A letter from the DOJ to the school obtained by the Wall Street Journal stated Harvard is being investigated under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bans discrimination … Read more
A closer look at the majority opinion in Fisher v University of Texas reveals the four justices found no discrimination against Asian Americans in holistic admissions.
By a four to three vote, the justices ruled the University of Texas did not discriminate against Abigail Fisher, a White student who … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
By a 4-3 majority, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas as constitutional.
The case was filed by Abigail Fisher, a White student, who alleged the University passed her over for admissions in favor of … Read more
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Do minorities who attend yoga sessions need a space where they can feel more comfortable?
That’s the intent of a yoga class for people of color offered by Rainier Beach Yoga near Seattle. In an email, the studio states “white friends, allies and partners are respectfully asked not to attend,” reports RT.
The class was … Read more
A recent civil rights ruling in favor of Princeton does not clear Harvard from similar charges that it discriminates against Asian Americans in admissions, according to legal experts the Harvard Crimson interviewed.
The Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education launched a review following complaints from Asian applicants in both 2006 and 2011.
The Department of Education has rejected a claim by 60 Asian American groups that the admissions policy at Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans, reports Bloomberg.
The Office of Civil Rights confirms the complaint was dismissed because a similar complaint is already being heard in federal court.
Students for Fair Admissions filed a … Read more
A lawsuit filed against Harvard accuses the Ivy League school of holding Asian Americans to a higher academic standard than other racial groups, reports Inside Higher Education
The suit was one of two filed Monday by the anti-affirmative action group Student for Fair Admissions. The group also sued the University of North Carolina, accusing it … Read more